Peripheral Vascular Disease

Coastal Vascular Center presents the 5 Facts about Arterial Disease.  When every step you take hurts or your legs get easily tired, your quality of life can go downhill quickly.  If the genesis of your symptoms is peripheral artery disease, also known as Arterial Disease or simply PAD, a condition that affects 8 to 10 million Americans, there's more to...

Typically, patients are referred to a vascular surgeon by their primary care physician. If you see your regular doctor for pain or swelling in your legs, a vascular surgeon could help. A vascular surgeon would test for peripheral arterial disease or other vascular diseases. Vascular surgeons treat complications from several conditions. Conditions including diabetes, blockages, blood clots, aneurysms, varicose veins, and...

Patients at Risk of Amputation Due to Peripheral Artery Disease are seeing hope. It is estimated that there are more than 150,000 amputations performed in the US annually which involve the toes, legs, and feet due to advanced peripheral artery disease (PAD). The good news is there are treatment solutions and different medical procedures that can help to restore blood flow...